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Tyson Foods will shut U.S. pork plant as more workers catch COVID-19

29 May 2020

CHICAGO Tyson Foods Inc said on Thursday it will temporarily close an Iowa pork plant due to the coronavirus pandemic, a month after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered slaughterhouses to stay open to protect the country's food supply.

UPDATE 2-Tyson Foods will shut U.S. pork plant as more workers catch COVID-19

29 May 2020

CHICAGO, May 28 Tyson Foods Inc said on Thursday it will temporarily close an Iowa pork plant due to the coronavirus pandemic, a month after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered slaughterhouses to stay open to protect the country's food supply.

Iowa to give aid to farmers who euthanize hogs during pandemic

27 May 2020

CHICAGO, May 26 Iowa, which produces about a third of U.S. pigs, will become the first state to provide financial aid to farmers who must dispose of hogs euthanized because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state's agriculture department said on Tuesday.

U.S. meat inventories tightened as virus shut slaughterhouses: USDA

22 May 2020

CHICAGO U.S. frozen pork inventories fell in April, when they typically rise, and beef inventories dropped more than normal as the coronavirus pandemic shut slaughterhouses and prompted grocers to limit customers' buying, government data showed on Thursday.

Trump floats halt to U.S. cattle imports as pandemic hurts ranchers

20 May 2020

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States should consider terminating trade deals under which it imports cattle as he looks to help U.S. ranchers hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak.

Lucky U.S. chickens fly the coop as pandemic hits egg demand

19 May 2020

CHICAGO About 1,000 lucky chickens flew on two chartered cargo planes to a California sanctuary from an Iowa farm that has been euthanizing its flock as the coronavirus outbreak slashes restaurant demand for eggs, an animal rights group said. | Video

As U.S. meat workers fall sick and supplies dwindle, exports to China soar

11 May 2020

CHICAGO U.S. President Donald Trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation's food supply even as workers got sick and died. Yet the plants have increasingly been exporting to China while U.S. consumers face shortages, a Reuters analysis of government data showed. | Video

ANALYSIS-As U.S. meat workers fall sick and supplies dwindle, exports to China soar

11 May 2020

CHICAGO, May 11 U.S. President Donald Trump ordered meat processing plants to stay open to protect the nation's food supply even as workers got sick and died. Yet the plants have increasingly been exporting to China while U.S. consumers face shortages, a Reuters analysis of government data showed.

LIVESTOCK-Cash cattle and futures prices rise as U.S. probes beef market

09 May 2020

CHICAGO, May 8 U.S. live cattle futures rose on Friday along with cash prices as the federal government probed the beef market.

Coronavirus will constrain U.S. meat supply despite Trump order: Tyson Foods

05 May 2020

The coronavirus crisis will continue to idle U.S. meat plants and slow production, Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday, signaling more disruptions to the U.S. food supply after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered facilities to stay open. | Video

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